Contribute to CalWOF to help support the Wildlife Officers protecting our natural resources across the state.

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Where Your Donations Go

We assist Wildlife Officers and their dependants in a number of important ways. Your generous donations play a vital role in supporting our mission and creating positive change in the warden community in California. We understand that everyone has different preferences and capacities when it comes to giving, which is why we provide diverse options for you to contribute.

Financial Assistance

Protecting the diverse wildlife of our great state can be both challenging and costly. We provide financial assistance in the form of grants, helping to bolster, prepare, and care for the brave service people who risk everything for our state’s natural resources.


Making sure our officers are educated in a variety of ways is paramount, which is why we’re committed to making higher education affordable. We help Wildlife Officers and their families with college finances and the costs of various educational programs in order to arm them with all manner of knowledge and training.

Training and Safety Support

We’re here to make sure CA Wildlife Officers get what they need to serve our state well. Foundation funds may assist Wildlife Officers in securing resources that are otherwise unavailable in their annual state budget, giving them the tools they need for continued analysis and dynamic research.

Furthering Awareness

Beyond providing financial assistance and educational resources we also exist to further public knowledge about the vital services Wildlife Officers perform. Part of our mission is to teach the citizens of our state about what these brave Officers do, and how all of us can help make sure that they’re taken care of.

How to Give to CalWOF

There are a few ways you can donate to help protect those who protect our resources.

Additionally, we offer opportunities for corporate partnerships and sponsorships. If your company is committed to social responsibility and wants to align its brand with our organization’s mission, we would be delighted to discuss mutually beneficial collaboration. Together, we can maximize our collective impact and make a real difference in the lives of individuals and communities in need.

Online Donation

If you prefer a one-time donation, we offer a straightforward and secure online payment system that allows you to make a quick and efficient contribution with just a few clicks. Your donation will directly support our initiatives and help us address pressing needs promptly.

For those seeking a more sustained engagement, we encourage you to consider becoming a monthly donor. By setting up a recurring donation, you provide us with a reliable source of funding, enabling us to plan and execute long-term projects that have a lasting impact on the lives of those we serve. Monthly giving is a convenient and hassle-free way to make a significant difference over time.

Follow the link below to give a one time donation online with your credit card via PayPal.

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Stock Gifts

Donating stocks or other securities to CalWOFn is a powerful way to make a meaningful contribution while potentially enjoying significant tax benefits. By donating appreciated securities, you can support our mission and potentially avoid capital gains taxes on the appreciated value of the stocks.

When you donate stocks, you transfer ownership to our organization, allowing us to sell the securities and use the proceeds to further our programs and initiatives. This method of giving provides you with a unique opportunity to maximize the impact of your donation while potentially minimizing your tax liability.

Gifts of securities can be easily donated to the CalWOF by the paperless direct transfer method between your stockbroker and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC. If you need to transfer paper securities, please contact [email protected].

Planned and Estate Giving

Planning for the future and considering the impact you can have even after your lifetime is a powerful way to support CalWOF. By including our organization in your estate planning, you can leave a lasting legacy and continue making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.

Planned gifts of all sizes can sustain the Foundation’s goals while providing significant tax and financial benefits to the donor. Please be sure to consult with your attorney or an Estate or Gift Planning professional to maximize these benefits. For more information about planned giving, please send a note to [email protected]

Mail your donation

Send us your donation to the below address:

California Wildlife Officers Foundation
P.O. Box 865
San Carlos, CA 94070-0865
FEIN 20-8449229